Tag Archives: audio

Sound Is Becoming an Increasingly Important Component of AR/VR (Forbes)

AI is pushing the evolution of virtual audio, and stakeholders need to take time to look (and listen) closely at how far the most advanced tech providers have come.... More

Music Consumption at All Time High Powered by Streaming and Video Apps (CMU)

Audio-streaming services account for 32% of music consumption in 2022, although so do video and social media platforms like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. Make of that what you wil... More

Stats Perform Offers AI-Generated Sports Audio With Veritone (SportsPro Media)

Veiritone’s synthetic voice AI technology offers both text-to-speech and speech-to-speech capabilities and will analyse Opta’s historic and real-time data feeds to generate aud... More

Darth Vader’s Voice Emanated From War-Torn Ukraine (Vanity Fair)

As the conflict raged, Ukrainian tech workers at Respeecher hurried to bring back James Earl Jones’s legendary voice for Obi-Wan Kenobi.... More

Dolby, Dirac Collaborate on Immersive Automotive Audio (Mix)

NIO ET 7, the first vehicles to feature Dirac audio optimisation algorithms and Dolby Atmos, will enter the European market in 2022.... More

Use of Voice Commands on the Rise (Twice)

The top reasons for getting a smart speaker haven’t changed since five years ago: to listen to music; to ask questions without needing to type; and because it seems like a fun ne... More

Dolby Team-Up Promises More Immersive Car Audio (Engadget)

Dolby and Swedish firm Dirac are collaborating to demo more immersive in-car audio technology. The partnership melds Dirac's optimisation algorithms with Dolby Atmos support to del... More

‘Golden Age of Podcasts’ Drives 500% Surge in Digital Audio Revenue (TML)

Half of the survey’s respondents had experienced positive growth, with 83% listing advertising revenue growth as a high priority for their businesses over the next year.... More

Gracenote Helps Samsung Optimize Podcast User Experiences

Gracenote, provider of entertainment metadata, content IDs and related offerings, will provide the Gracenote Audio On Demand data solution to Samsung Electronics, the leading globa... More

Apple Music Launches New DJ Mixes in Spatial Audio (TechCrunch)

Apple is launching DJ mixes in spatial audio with Dolby Atmos on Apple Music, the company announced on Wednesday. The company says the launch brings listeners into a truly immersiv... More

Podcasts and Audio Outpace Streaming Video, Hit $4.9B in Ad Revenue During 2021 (THR)

An IAB report finds that digital audio — defined as podcasts and streaming for music and radio — had the largest year-over-year growth rate compared to streaming video and soci... More

Veritone, OOONA Partner to Create Synthetic Audio Description for Silver Trak Digital

With the combined power of Veritone Voice and OOONA’s state-of-the-art, cloud-based media localisation platform, Silver Trak gains the capability to script and synthesise voice a... More

Veritone, OOONA Partner to Create Synthetic Audio Description for Silver Trak Digital

With the combined power of Veritone Voice and OOONA’s state-of-the-art, cloud-based media localization platform, Silver Trak gains the capability to script and synthesize voice a... More

Magid: Podcast Hosts Seen as ‘Relatable, Trustworthy and Authentic’ (IR)

Consumers perceive podcast and broadcast radio personalities as highly relatable, trustworthy, and authentic, according to a new study conducted by research firm Magid for iHeartMe... More

Audio May be the Big Metaverse and Commercial Winner (Mediatel)

Audio seems to be the natural next step in making the internet a more useful, dynamic and immersive part of our everyday lives. Unlike a VR headset or AR glasses, all you need to e... More

M&E Journal: Talent Sourcing? Not a Problem

As streaming platforms take over the world and the volume of entertainment content continues to increase, talks of the so-called talent crunch echo in industry forums. They most fr... More

Audio May be the Big Metaverse and Commercial Winner (Mediatel)

Audio seems to be the natural next step in making the internet a more useful, dynamic and immersive part of our everyday lives. Unlike a VR headset or AR glasses, all you need to e... More

Podcasts Become Hollywood Source Material (THR)

From 'The Dropout' to 'WeCrashed' to 'Gaslit,' podcasts are inspiring TV’s most talked-about series: "It is such a great way to test out material."... More

Molinare Opens Dolby Atmos 4K HDR Theater (TVB)

UK post facility Molinare has the opened its own Dolby Atmos 4K HDR theatre, The Jack Cardiff Theatre, described by the company as “the largest room of its kind in London.” The... More

iHeartMedia Will Translate English Podcasts Into Other Languages Using Veritone’s Synthetic Voices (Variety)

Initially, iHeart plans to use Veritone’s artificial-intelligence system to translate its most popular podcasts into Spanish across the iHeartPodcast Network. Under the pact, the... More